POTEAU–James Preston Ray Jr. “Duncan”, 46, of Poteau passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 in Poteau. He was born July 31, 1965 in Poteau to James Preston & Sharon Kay (Carroll) Ray Sr, was a roughneck in the oil field and a 1983 graduate of Poteau High School.
Services are Friday at 10 a.m. at the Oakland Cemetery Pavilion in Poteau with Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his sister, LaVanna Marie Ray-Elmore; grandmother, Violet Carroll; and an uncle, Cecil “Rat” Carroll.
Survivors include his son, Preston Lee Ray of Poteau; daughter Jada Marie Ray of Poteau; mother, Sharon Lopez of Ft. Smith; father, James Ray Sr. of Helena, Ok.; granddaughter, Madalynn Rae Ware; brother, Bobby Ray of Madill; sister, Barbara Dodson of Cushing; and special uncles, Billy Carroll and Leonard Carroll.
Pallbearers are Lee Timms, Jason Timms, Jody Thompson, Steve Pickle, Brent Carroll and Danny Blaylock.
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